venerdì 15 aprile 2016

Four MEANINGFUL LOOKS - The Substance of Style by Virginia Postrel

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Four MEANINGFUL LOOKSRead more at location 1638
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For the many South Asian immigrants in this high-tech suburb, the clothes convey an added meaning: I am one of us, not one of them. Human beings are not only visual, tactile creatures. We are also social, cognitive creatures,Read more at location 1651
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We use form to communicate, and we infer meaning from familiar aesthetic elements.Read more at location 1654
aesthetic pleasure generally operates within a range of responses set by biological universals. Meaning has no such anchor.Read more at location 1661
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To a Christian in the late Middle Ages, blue was the color of the Virgin Mary.Read more at location 1664
Nowadays, the sight of Gothic revival buildings suggests higher education, with no particular reference to medieval ideals.Read more at location 1692
Something similar is happening with the revival and spread of dreadlocks.Read more at location 1698
she seemed either not to know who she was or to be reshaping herself to fit whatever temporary image would suit her husband’s political needs.Read more at location 1780
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Identity is the meaning of surface. Before we say anything with words, we declare ourselves through look and feel: Here I am. I’m like this. I’m not like that. I associate with these others. I don’t associate with those.Read more at location 1785
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Here I am. I’m like this. I’m not like that. I associate with these others. I don’tRead more at location 1785
Aesthetic identity is both personal and social, an expression both of who we are and with whom we want, or expect, to be grouped.Read more at location 1790
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you’ll tend to attract the like-minded while alienating those who disagree.Read more at location 1799
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The job of graphic design “is to make something that distinguishes itself when you see it in context,” says Stephen Doyle,Read more at location 1814
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A graphic identity, says Doyle, “is like a personality.